Find the best of DC, Maryland and Virginia Theatre, Music and Dance Performances, Museums, Galleries, Classes in The Arts, and more at CultureCapital.com. Search here by date, range of dates, locality and interest, and choose from among 300 arts presenters throughout the Metro DC region. There are even categories for Festivals, Food, Lectures, Films, Free and Family Events!
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Nov. 20, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23
Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday ConcertEmbassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4
The Second City's Love, FactuallyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24